Giles Hardie is a regular entertainment reporter, commentator and critic for the ABC and Assistant Showbiz Editor for Daily Mail Australia. He can be seen on Weekend Breakfast on ABC News 24 and Midday News on ABC1; heard talking film, theatre and television on ABC Radio Sydney Evenings and Drive, ABC Radio Canberra Mornings and on the Culture Wars podcast; and read in publications including Time Out Sydney and the ABC online.
Giles Hardie is one of the leading film critics and entertainment journalists in Australia.
Possessing a great knowledge of the entertainment industry and audiences he is presently an Entertainment Journalist and Critic for the ABC and the Assistant Showbiz Editor for Daily Mail Australia he is the former Managing Editor of CollegeHumor Australia and the Entertainment Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald online.
Giles' involvement in the television and film industry extends back more than twenty years and encompasses extensive work both behind and in front of the camera.
As an entertainment reporter Giles has established a reputation for a quick wit, fantastic conversational style and incisive topic knowledge.
A sought after talking head, Giles appears regularly on television and radio discussing the latest film releases and news. Giles is also a skilled interviewer in both live and recorded environments, often directly requested by international stars and industry icons.
Over the last decade, Giles has refined his award winning communication skills as a professional writer. As a wordsmith for hire, his razor-sharp pen has run the gamut of literal expression from exclusive celebrity interviews to complex industry analysis, television comedy scripts to political commentary pieces, video game reviews to corporate copywriting.
Presently working on a book about terrible films, his writing can be found in a variety of publications as well as in pull quotes on movie ads, posters and buses around the country.
He has also been arrested with the Chaser, produced daytime television and subtitled films about drills, without any regrets, embarrassment or lasting side effects.
With an additional experience set that includes professional MC work, corporate strategy and amateur parenting, Giles brings a passion, intelligence and humour to all of his work that is only heightened by his ability to write so humbly about himself in the third person